Faculty Profile

Dr. Indrajit M Nagpure (Head)

Designation :Assistant Professor
Qualifications :Ph.D. (Physical Sciences), Nagpur University, Nagpur, India
Contact Detail :Dept. of Sciences & Humanities Department,NIT, Uttarakhand-246174
Email :imnagpure@nituk.ac.in
Phone No.:01346 257641
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Research Interests

Optics, Material Science, Organic and Inorganic luminescent Materials

Brief Research Profile

Post Doc Fellow (Year 2009 to 2012): Department of Physics, University of The Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Journal Publication Details 38. Dy3+ emission in M5(PO4)3F (M=Ca, Ba) phosphor, Indian J. of Pure & Appl. Phys., 83(4) (2009) 1-7, K.N. Shinde, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble, S. V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
37. Eu3+ luminescence in Na3SO4F and NaMgSO4F halosulphate phosphor for mercury-free lamps, Indian J. of Eng. and Mater. Sci., 16 (3) (2009) 181-184, I.M. Nagpure, S.J. Dhoble, S.V. Godbole, M.K. Bhide, R,B, Pode
36. Promising Zn3Ta2O8:Pr3+ red phosphor for low voltage cathodoluminescence applications, Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. 306-307 (2011) 251-254, Shreyas S. Pitale, L.L. Noto, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans and H.C. Swart
35. Electron Stimulated Surface Chemical Reaction Mechanism for Phosphor Degradation, Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. 306-307 (2011) 238-241 H.C. Swart, J.J. Terblans, I.M. Nagpure, S.S. Pitale and O.M. Ntwaeaborwa
34. Photoluminescent and thermoluminescent Characterization of KXSO4Cl:Eu (X = Mg, Zn) in halosulphate phosphors, J. Phys. D:Appl. , Phy., 40 (2007) 6039-6043, S. J. Dhoble, S. C. Gedam, I. M. Nagpure, S.V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
33. Luminescence of Cu+ halosulphate phosphors, J. Material Science, 43 (2008) 3189-3196, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, S. C.Gedam, S.V. Godbole, M.K. Bhide and S.V. Moharil
32. Photoluminescent and XEL Characteristics of Y2O3:Eu Lamp Phosphor, Nuclear Instrumentation and Method in Physics Research :B (NIM:B), 266 (2008) 3437-3442, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, J.G. Mahakhode, S.V. Godbole, M.K. Bhide and S.V. Moharil
31. Photoluminescent characterization of Dy3+ and Eu2+ ion in M5(PO4)3F, (M=Ca, Sr, Ba) phosphors , J. Alloy and compounds., 481 (1-2)64 (2009) 632-638, I. M. Nagpure, K.N. Shinde and S. J. Dhoble
29. Photoluminescence and thermoluminescence characterization of Eu3+ and Dy3+ activated Ca3(PO4)2 phosphor, J. of Luminescence, 129 (9) 42(2009) 898-905, I. M. Nagpure, Subhajit Saha and S. J. Dhoble
28. Combustion synthesis of Na2Sr(PO4)F:Dy3+ white light emitting phosphor, Luminescence, 34 25 (1)34(2010) 9-13, I. M. Nagpure , V. B. Pawade, and S. J. Dhoble
27. Electron beam induced green luminescence and degradation study of CaS:Ce nanocrystalline phosphors for FED applications, Applied Surface Science, 256 (6) 4 (2010) 1720-1724, V. Kumar, V. Mishra, M.M. Biggs, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans, H.C. Swart
26. Combustion synthesis and luminescence investigation of Na3Al2(PO4)3:RE (RE = Ce3+, Eu3+ and Mn2+) phosphor, J. Alloys and Compounds 492 (1-2)54 (2010) 384-388 I.M. Nagpure, K.N. Shinde, V. Kumar, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, S.J. Dhoble, H.C. Swart
25. Luminescence investigations of Ce3+ doped CaS nanophosphors, J. Alloys and Compounds, 492 (1-2)16 (2010) L8-L12, V. Kumar, S.S. Pitale, V. Mishra, I.M. Nagpure, M.M. Biggs, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, H.C. Swart
24. Synthesis of Ce3+ doped SrS nanocrystalline phosphors using a simple aqueous method, Material Letters, 64 (6)3 (2010) 752-754, V.Kumar, S.S. Pitale, M.M. Biggs, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, H.C. Swart
23. Surface chemical reactions during electron beam irradiation of nanocrystalline CaS:Ce3+ phosphor, J. Applied Physics, 18 (2010) 123533, V. Kumar, V. Mishra, S.S. Pitale, I.M. Nagpure, E. Coetsee, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans, J.J., H.C. Swart
22. Photoluminescence properties of SrAl2O4: Eu2+, Dy3+ thin phosphor films grown by pulsed laser deposition, J. Vacuum Sci. and Techno., A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films , 28 (4)5 (2010) 901-905, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, P.D. Nsimama, S. Pitale, I.M. Nagpure, V. Kumar, E. Coetsee, E., Terblans, Terbalanc,H.C. Swart
21. Energy transfer between Ce3+ and Eu2+ in doped Sr5(PO4)3F phosphor, Synth. and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 41 (1)9 (2011) 107-113, K.N. Shinde, I.M. Nagpure, S.J. Dhoble
20. Cathodoluminescent properties and surface characterization of bluish-white LiAl5O8:Tb phosphor, J. Applied Physics, 109 (1) 16(2011) 013105, S.S. Pitale, V. Kumar, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, E. Coetsee, H.C. Swart
19. Luminescence from Ce in sol-gel SiO2, Physica B: Condense Mater , 407 (10)4 (2012) 1595-1598, R.E. Kroon, H.A.A. Seed Ahmed, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, L.F. Koao, I.M. Nagpure, M.A. Gusowski, J.R. Botha and H.C. Swart
18. Luminescence properties of Ce3+ and Tb3+ co-activated ZnAl2O4 phosphor, Physica B: Condense mater, 407 (10)7 (2012) 1489-1492, K.G. Tshabalala, S.-H. Cho, J.-K. Park, Shreyas Pitale, I.M. Nagpure, R.E. Kroon, H.C. Swart, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa
17. A comparative study on structural, morphological and luminescence characteristics of Zn3(VO4)2 phosphor prepared via hydrothermal and citrate-gel combustion routes, Physica B: Condense Mater , 7 (2012) 1485-1488, Shreyas S. Pitale, Mukut Gohain, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, Barend C.B. Bezuidenhoudt, H.C. Swart
16. Lattice site dependent cathodoluminescence behaviour and surface chemical changes in a Sr5(PO4)3F host, Physica B: Condense Mater, 4 (2012) 1505-1508, I.M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, E. Coetzee, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans and H.C. Swart
15. Luminescence characterization and electron beam induced chemical changes on the surface of ZnAl2O4:Mn nanocrystalline phosphor, Applied Surface Sci. , 257 (8) 14(2011) 3298-3306, S.S. Pitale, V. Kumar, I.M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, H.C. Swart,
14. Dependence of Eu3+ luminescence dynamics on the structure of the combustion synthesized Sr5(PO4)F host, J. Alloys and Compounds, 509 (5) 17 (2011) 2544-2551, I. M. Nagpure, S.J. Dhoble, M. Mohapatra, V. Kumar, S. S.Pitale, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, S.V. Godbole, H. C, Swart
13. Luminescence investigations on LiAl5O8:Tb 3+ nanocrystalline phosphors, Current Appl. Physics, 11 (3) (2011) 341-345, S. S. Pitale, V. Kumar, I. M. Nagpure, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, H. C. Swart
12. Investigations on the low voltage cathodoluminescence stability and surface chemical behaviour using Auger and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy on LiSrBO3:Sm3+ phosphor, Material Research Bulletin, 46 (7) (2011) 987-994, S.S. Pitale, I. M. Nagpure, V. Kumar, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans, H. C. Swart
11. Effect of Bi ion on Eu2+ ↔ Eu3+ conversion in CaF2:Eu phosphors for RPL dosimetry, J. Material Science, 46 (2011), 7253-7261, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, N. S. Dhoble, Pablo Molina
10. Effect of temperature on intense green emitting Na2Ca(PO4)F:Mn2+ phosphor Luminescence, 26 (5) (2011) 363-367, K. N. Shinde, I. M. Nagpure, Abhay B. Fulke, S. J. Dhoble.
9. Luminescent properties and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy study of ZnAl2O4:Ce3+,Tb3+ phosphor, J. Alloys and Compounds, 509 (41) (2011) 10115-10120, K.G. Tshabalala, S.-H. Cho, J.-K. Park, Shreyas S. Pitale, I.M. Nagpure, R.E. Kroon, H.C. Swart, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa
8. Low voltage electron induced cathodoluminescence degradation and surface characterization of Sr3(PO4)2:Tb phosphor, Applied Surface Science, 23 (2011) 10147-10155, I. M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, E. Coetsee, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
7. Luminescence response and CL degradation of combustion synthesized spherical SiO2:Ce nano phosphor, Material Research Bulletin, 46 (12) (2011) 2359-2366, I.M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, K. G. Tshabalala, Vinay Kumar, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
6. Enhanced green emission from UV down-converting Ce3+-Tb3+co-activated ZnAl2O4, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 30 (3)(2012) 031401, K. G. Tshabalala, I. M. Nagpure, H. C. Swart and O. M. Ntwaeaborwa S.-H. Cho and J.-K. Park
5. The cathodoluminescence degradation and surface characterization of Ca3(PO4)2:Tb phosphor, Optical Materials, 34 (2012) 1398-1405, I. M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, E. Coetsee, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
4. Synthesis, thermal and spectroscopic characterization of Caq2 (calcium 8-hydroxyquinoline) organic phosphor, J. of Fluorescence, 22 (2012) 1271-1279, I. M. Nagpure, M. M. Duvenhage, Shreyas S. Pitale, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
3. Identification of Eu Oxidation States in a Doped Sr5(PO4)3F Phosphor by TOF-SIMS Imaging, Optics Express, 20(15)(2012) 17119-17125, H. C. Swart, I. M. Nagpure, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, G. L. Fisher and J. J. Terblans
2. Applications of AES, XPS and TOF SIMS to phosphor materials, Journal of Surface and Interface Analysis, DOI (2014)10.1002/sia.5393, H. C. Swart, J. J. Terblans, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, R. E. Kroon, E. Coetsee, I. M. Nagpure, Vijay Kumar, Vinod Kumar and Vinay Kumar
1. Enhanced UVB emission and analysis of chemical states of Ca5(PO4)3OH: Gd3+,Pr3+ phosphor prepared by co-precipitation, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids (Elsevier), 75 (2014) 998-1003, P.P. Mokoena , I.M. Nagpure, Vinay Kumar, R.E. Kroon, E.J. Olivier, J.H. Neethling, H.C. Swart , O.M. Ntwaeaborwa

Conference Publication Details: 27. Blue emission in Ce doped Sr2SiO4 and Ca2SiO4 silicate based phosphors, Proc. of NCLA, Kolkata, India 19 -21 Feb 2009 , S.J. Dhoble, R. S. Fating and I. M. Nagpure
26. Mn2+ luminescence in Na2Ca(PO4)F phosphor by high temperature synthesis, Proc. of NCLA Kolkata, India 19 -21 Feb 2009 , I. M. Nagpure, V. B. Pawade, A. Kukadkar and S.J. Dhoble
25. Dy3+, Eu3+ luminescence in Na2Ca(PO4)F phosphors, Proc. of National Symposium on Information on Display Devices, Chennai, India 10-11 Nov. 2008, I. M. Nagpure V. B. Pawade and S. J. Dhoble
24. Dy3+ emission in M5(PO4)3F (M=Ca, Ba) phosphor, Proc. of National Conference on Condensed Matter Days, Dept. of Physics , N.I.T. Rourkela, Orissa August 29-31, 2007, p-48, K.N. Shinde, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble, S. V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
23. Combustion synthesis of Dy3+ activated Na2Al3(PO4)3 phosphors, Proc. of National Conference on Condensed Matter Days, Dept. of Physics , N.I.T. Rourkela, Orissa August 29-31, 2007, p-41 P. D. Sawarkar, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, S. V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
22. Cu+ Luminescence in KMgSO4Cl (Anhydrokainite) host, Proc. of Nat. Conf. on Luminescence and its application, Bhartivihar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India Jan.18-20, 2006, p. 314-317, I.M. Nagpure, S.J. Dhoble, S.C.Gedam, S. V. Godbole, M. K. Bhide and S.V. Moharil
21. Cu+ intense blue emission in NaMgSO4F halosulphate phosphor for solid state lightening, Proc. of 52nd, Solid State Physics Symposium, Department Atomic Energy, India, Dept., of Physics, Mysore University, Mysore, Karnataka, India, Dec. 27-31, 2007, pp 457-458 K. N. Shinde, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble, S.C. Gedam, S.V. Godbole,
20. Synthesis and characterization of Dy3+ activated Na2Mg(PO4)F phosphors for white LED, Proc. of 52nd, Solid State Physics Symposium, Department Atomic Energy, India, Dept., of Physics, Mysore University, Mysore, Karnataka, India Dec. 27-31, 2007, pp- 455-456, V. B. Pawade, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble and S. V. Godbole
19. A surface chemical behavior investigation on a promising low voltage cathodoluminescence LiSrBO3:Sm3+ phosphor, Proc. of XIV International Symposium on Luminescence Spectroscopy Prauge, Czech Republic 13-16 July 2009, p-061, H. C. Swart, V. Kumar, S. Pitale, I. Nagpure, J. Terblans and O. Ntwaeaborwa
18. A comparative CL study between (Ca/Sr/Zn)3(PO4)2:Tb nano phosphate phosphors for FED devices, Proc. of 4th International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechonology, UFS South Africa April 1-4 2012, p-37, I. M. Nagpure, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
17. Enhanced green emission from UV down-converting Ce3+ and Tb3+ co-activated ZnAl2O4 phosphor, Proc. of 56th conference of SA Institute of Physics ISBN: 978-1-86888-688-3, South Africa 2011, p-343-347, K.G. Tshabalala, S-H. Cho, J-K. Park, I.M. Nagpure, J.H. Neethling, J.R. Botha, H.C. Swart and O.M. Ntwaeaborwa
16. Low voltage electron beam induced degradation and surface chemical changes of Zn3(PO4)2:Tb phosphor, Proc. of 56th conference of SA Institute of Physics 2011, ISBN: 978-1-86888-688-3, South Africa 2011, p-232-237, I. M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, Liza Coetzee, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, J. J. Terblans and H. C. Swart
15. Luminescence studies in CaQ2 organic phosphor for OLED applications, Proc. of 55th conference SAIP (South African Institute of Physics), CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa 26-28 July 2010. p-37, I. M. Nagpure, O. M. Ntwaeaborwa, S. S. Pitale, Vinay Kumar and H. C. Swart
14. Lattice site dependent cathodoluminescence behaviour and surface chemical changes in Sr5(PO4)3F host, Proc of International conference on: 4th South African Conference on Photonic Materials, Kariega Game Reserve, South Africa 2-6 May 2011 p-29-30 , I. M. Nagpure, Shreyas S. Pitale, E. Coetzee, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, J.J. Terblans and H.C. Swart
13. Synthesis and luminescence characterization of Ca5(PO4)3F:Eu2+ blue nanophosphor, Proc. of International Conference on Nano Science and Tecnology-2008, Abudhabi, UAE 2008, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, M. S. K. Khokhar and R. S. Kher
12. Luminescent material and spectroscopic properties of Dy3+ ion in Na3Al2(PO4)3 phosphor, Proc. of XIII International Symposium on Luminescence Spectrometry, Bologna, Italy September 7-11, 2008, I. M. Nagpure, P. D. Sawarkar, V. B. Pawade, K. N. Shinde and S. J. Dhoble
11. Dy3+ activated Sr6BP5O20 novel phosphor for white LED, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi, India Feb., 13-16, 2008, p-209, V. R. Kharabe, A. K. Talekar, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, S. V. Godbole, M. K. Bhide and S. V. Moharil
10. Synthesis and photoluminescence characterization of Eu3+, Dy3+ activated Na2Sr(PO4)F phosphors. Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi Feb 13-16, 2008, p-208 V. B. Pawade, S.J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, S.V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
9. Synthesis and characterization of Ca3(PO4)2:Eu, Dy phosphor for solid state lighting, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi, India Feb 13-16, 2008, p-207, S. A. Saha, I. M. Nagpure, S.J. Dhoble, S.V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
8. Analysis of How to Save Electrical Energy and Environment in lighting, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi, India Feb 13-16, 2008, p-206, A. K. Sharma, S.J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, S.V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide ,
7. Photoluminescence in LiXSO4:Cu+ (X=K or Na) phosphors, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, , New Delhi, India Feb., 13-16, 2008 p-90, S. P. Puppalwar, R. L. Kohle, S. J. Dhoble, I. M. Nagpure, Animesh Kumar, S. V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
6. Synthesis of KASO4Cl: Cu (A=Mg or Zn ) halosulphate phosphors by wet chemical method, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi, India Feb 13-16, 2008 p-89, S.J. Dhoble, S.C. Gedam, I. M. Nagpure, S.V. Godbole, M. K. Bhide and S.V. Moharil
5. Ce3+ and Eu3+ emission in Sr5(PO4)3F phosphor, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, New Delhi, India Feb., 13-16, 2008, p-80, K. N. Shinde, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble, S. V. Godbole and M.K. Bhide
4. Eu3+ luminescence in Na3SO4F and NaMgSO4F halosulphate phosphor for mercury-free lamps, Proc. of International conference on Luminescence and its Applications-2008, NPL New Delhi, India, Feb., 13-16,2008, New Delhi, India Feb., 13-16, 2008, p-130, I. M. Nagpure, S. J. Dhoble, S.V. Godbole, M. K. Bhide and R. B. Pode
3. Luminescence properties of Ce3+ and Tb3+ co-activated ZnAl2O4 phosphor, Physica B: Condense mater, 407 (10)7 (2012) 1489-1492, K.G. Tshabalala, S.-H. Cho, J.-K. Park, Shreyas Pitale, I.M. Nagpure, R.E. Kroon, H.C. Swart, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa
2. Recent trends in lighting for eco-friendly of environment and electrical energy, Porc., Proc. of Int. Conf. on Environmental Management: Scenario and Strategies to 2020, Ujjain Engineering College Ujjain, M.P., India Dec 26-27, 2007, p-73-77, S. J. Dhoble , A. K. Sharma, I. M. Nagpure
1. Study Of Structural And Optical Properties Of ZnAlQ5 (Zinc Aluminum Quinolate) Organic Phosphor For OLED Applications, AIP Conference Proceedings 1728, 020453 (2016), I. M. Nagpure, Deepshikha Painuly, Maria Eugenia Rabanal
Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference/ STC Organized Workshop on Applied Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy for BTech students, during 4-6 April 2014 at NIT Uttarakhand, Invited Speaker: Prof. A. S. Mahajan, IIT Bombay.
Professional Affiliation Lifetime member of LSI (Luminescence Society of India) , L. M. No.: 685
Research Supervised Name of Student: Deepshikha Painuly, (Ongoing: from March-2014), In the area of Organic luminescent polymers
Book/Chapter Publications INORGANIC PHOSPHORS FOR MERCURY FREE LAMPS, Author: Indrajit Nagpure (NIT Uttarakhand, India), S J Dhoble (RTM Nagpur University, India) and H C Swart (University of The Free State, South Africa), Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, GmbH & Amp; Co. KG, Germany, Year -2012.
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Awards & Honours 2. Selected for Post Doctoral Stay Offer in 2012 at University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain.
1. Research Projects: "Synthesis and development of polymeric compounds (phenylated quinolone based) for OLED (Organic light emitting devices) applications", Sanctioned grant amount in Rs.:22,49,600/-, Funding Agency: DST (SERB) Govt. of India, Time period: 3 Year, (Ongoing: from March-2015).